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High Court Finds Ashley Bloomfield’s Fluoride Directive Unlawful

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 10:19 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

A High Court decision issued last Friday in the New Health New Zealand vs the Director General of Health (DG) case, found that the DG acted unlawfully because he had failed to consider the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act (BORA) before he mandated 14 Councils ... More >>

National Party Not Current On Fluoride Science

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 8:47 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The National Party is relying on outdated and discredited science in its continued support of adding a hazardous waste (“fluoride”) to the public water supply. The most up-to-date scientific review has been completed by the US National Toxicology ... More >>

Ministry Of Health Refuses To Front Up To Council On Fluoridation Science

Sunday, 3 September 2023, 7:37 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The Western Bay of Plenty (WBOP) District Council requested the Ministry of Health speak to them about the issues raised by the public – including the safety and ethics of water fluoridation. The Ministry of Health have refused to front-up. The ... More >>

Legal Challenge To MoH Fluoridation Directives Filed

Monday, 7 August 2023, 11:56 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

On the 12th of June 2023, New Health New Zealand filed proceedings against Director-General (DG) of Health’s directives to 14 Local councils to fluoridate parts of their water supplies. A further 27 councils have been advised that the DG has an intention to ... More >>

Rebuttal Of Stuff’s “The Whole Truth: Water Fluoridation - At Recommended Levels - Is Safe And Beneficial”

Tuesday, 4 April 2023, 5:32 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

On the 28th of March 2023, New Zealand mainstream media outlet Stuff, published an article titled “ The Whole Truth: Water fluoridation - at recommended levels - is safe and beneficial .” Stuff's article was in response to the release of the ... More >>

Government Dictates To Communities Again

Tuesday, 21 June 2022, 7:32 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The Director-General of Health, Ashley Bloomfield, has advised all local councils with unfluoridated communities that he intends issuing an instruction to fluoridate their water. The decision on fluoridation has always rested with local communities, ... More >>

Revelation Shows Fluoridation Should End

Friday, 18 March 2022, 7:45 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The revelation that fluoridation levels in Wellington and Upper Hutt water supplies has been below, and often well below, “recommended” levels, yet tooth decay rates have been unaffected, confirms that water fluoridation does not reduce tooth decay. ... More >>

An Insult To Everyday Kiwis

Friday, 25 June 2021, 6:31 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

First they gave us only 9 days to make submissions to the Select Committee on changes to the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill. In spite of this, 2,434 New Zealanders and Groups had made a submission. The vast majority of these ... More >>

Chief Science Advisor Appears To Deliberately Mislead On Fluoride Science

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 5:42 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor has released a document purporting to show the latest science on fluoridation. However, among the many mistakes and reliance on out-of-date science, the most glaring issue is that she refers to two ... More >>

Chief Science Advisor Releases Pure Propaganda

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 5:45 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA) has just published a new page on fluoridation which is pure propaganda, ignoring or misrepresenting the current scientific knowledge. We have no doubt that the sole purpose is to provide a basis ... More >>

Ministry Of Health Flies Blind On Fluoridation

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 5:11 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

If ever there was legislation being advocated by the New Zealand government, that on growing scientific evidence could harm mental development in young people, it is the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill now before parliament. ... More >>

An Open Letter To NZ Scientists And Educators

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 3:11 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

Any scientist or educator who has followed the science of fluoride’s toxicity - especially its potential to damage the developing brain - must be stunned to hear that the NZ government is set to introduce mandatory water fluoridation into the ... More >>

Fluoridation Decision A Disgrace

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 9:41 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

It is disgraceful! The Government’s latest move on the Fluoridation Bill to now shift decision making solely to the Director General of Health proves its intention of mandatory fluoridation. This will make New Zealand one of only three countries ... More >>

Fluoride-Free NZ Accepts Andrew Little’s Invitation To Fluoridation Debate

Monday, 25 January 2021, 4:06 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

Open letter to Hon Andrew little, Minister of Health Dear Hon Andrew Little As New Zealand’s leading advocate for science in the fluoridation debate we formally accept your offer as Minister of Health to publicly air the science on this issue , “challenging ... More >>

Fluoride Is Neurotoxic At Low Levels Says Top US Government Science Program’s Review

Monday, 12 October 2020, 2:00 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

“Fluoride is presumed to be a cognitive neurodevelopmental hazard to humans” according to the second draft report of the US National Toxicology Programme (NTP), that has just been released. The National Toxicology Program (NTP) is an inter-agency ... More >>

Fluoridated Southland Children Record High Levels Of Tooth Decay

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 6:59 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

Around 30 per cent of children in fluoridated Otago-Southland communities have tooth decay – the same as the unfluoridated Southland communities and Canterbury. It is the same for 5 year olds and Year 8 children. The children with cavities had an ... More >>

A Sad Day For Waverley As Toxic Waste Is Added To Its Water Supply

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 8:17 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

Toxic industrial waste fluoride is now being added to Waverley’s water supply, in a vain attempt to reduce tooth decay rates. The only thing it will lower is Waverley children’s IQ, according to the latest science . The latest research from Canada, ... More >>

Fluoridation Is A Big Step Closer To Becoming Illegal

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 7:14 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The San Francisco Federal Court has ordered the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take a second look at a petition to require the EPA to complete a proper risk assessment of fluoride, which it has failed to do. This will mean the high quality ... More >>

Formula-fed babies in fluoridated towns suffer 7 IQ loss

Monday, 25 November 2019, 11:49 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

In the first 3 years of life children lose 4.4 IQ points for every 0.5 mg fluoride added to their drinking water if they are formula-fed rather than breast-fed. This is the finding of a particularly well-conducted study from Canada just published ... More >>

Dentists continue to ignore fluoride’s effect on the brain

Friday, 15 November 2019, 8:23 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

It is hard to believe that the NZ Dental Association is still calling for the Fluoridation (Health Amendment) Bill, a.k.a the Mandatory Fluoridation Bill, to be passed despite a bombshell study ( Green et al ) published in one of the world’s top medical journals ... More >>





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